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Rita RICHES

RICHES - December 17, 2014 (peacefully) at her home, surrounded by her loving family, Rita, dearly loved wife of the late Robert, 5 Westland Gardens, Magherafelt, dear mother of Wendy, Michael, Seymour, Margaret, Yvonne, Derek, Lorraine, Gary, Maureen and Mandy, a devoted grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother.  Funeral leaving her home on Saturday, December 20, at 1.30 pm to Calvary Free Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Family flowers only please.  Donation in lieu, if desired, for Dementia Research payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  "At home with the Lord"




   
Edgar McKEE

McKEE - December 16, 2014 (suddenly) Edgar, dearly loved husband of Hetty, 20 Bellshill Road, Castledawson, dear father of David and Drew, father-in-law of Elaine and devoted granda of Kelly and her husband Andrew.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, December 18, followed by burial in Grange Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Antrim Hospital Respiratory Ward payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.




  
Philip ARRELL

ARRELL -  December 10, 2014, (suddenly) Philip, devoted and dearly loved husband of Heather, 5 Hillview Terrace, Castledawson, loving father of Lynne and Jason, father-in-law of Antony and Keira, darling granda of Isabella and Cody and dear brother of Lola, Millie, Donna, Bill, Sybil, Rhoda, Maurice and Ruth.  Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Saturday, December 13, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart and Stroke payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered and will be sadly missed. "As for God, His way is perfect" Psalm 18 v 30

ARRELL  -  Philip.  Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law Dorothy McKee, Gladys Richardson, Jennifer Booth and their families.




   
Thomas BRADLEY

BRADLEY  -  December 7, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Thomas Richard, dear brother of Jim (Portstewart).  Funeral service was held in the home of his late brother and sister-in-law, Samuel and Essie, presently occupied by his nephew Johnston and wife Connie, Connaught House, 85 Magheralane Road, Randalstown, on Wednesday, December 10, followed by burial in Drummaul Parish Churchyard, Randalstown.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Stauros Foundation payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  'At rest with the Lord'




   
Joan JOHNSTON

JOHNSTON - December 5, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Joan, loved wife of the late Raymond, 85 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt and dear mother of Barbara, Robert, Nigel, Allister, Eric and Philip.  Funeral took place from her home on Sunday, December 7, to First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.   Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.




   
Reggie BLOOMER

BLOOMER  -  November 30, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Reginald (Reggie), dearly loved husband of Maureen, 2 Lissadell Drive, Magherafelt and loving father of Jackie, Stephen and Brian.  Funeral service was held in St Swithin's Church, Magherafelt on Tuesday, December 2, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Lymphoma Research and St Swithin's Church Funds payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.




   
Eileen SCULLION

SCULLION - November 23, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Ellen (Eileen), 61 Westland Road, Magherafelt, wife of the late James and dear mother of Martha, Hilary, Bobby (deceased), Tommy, Betty, John, Jean, Florence, Danny, Anne, June, Andrew and Ernie.  Funeral service was held on Wednesday, November 26, in Bellaghy Presbyterian Church followed by burial in Ballyscullion Parish Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Age NI payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.




   
William Robert FERGUSON

FERGUSON -  November 21, 2014 at Antrim Hospital (after a short illness) William Robert, 38 Carmean Road, Magherafelt.  Funeral service was held in Woods Parish Church on Sunday, November 23, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Magherafelt Day Centre payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  'Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints'  Psalm 116 v 15




   
Leslie TYLER

TYLER - November 18, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Leslie, dearly loved husband of Margaret, 9 Woodvale Crescent, Moneymore, devoted father of Anne, John, Gary, Ingrid and Gayleene and dear son of Annie.  Funeral took place from his home on Friday, November 21, to Ballyeglish Parish Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.
 
TYLER - November 18, 2014, Leslie.  Fondly remembered by his brother Jack, sister-in-law Sally and family.




   
Ian PROTT

PROTT - November 9, 2014 (suddenly) Ian, loved husband of Patrice, loving father of Dean, Amy, Millie and Bella, 32 Greenvale, Magherafelt, dear son of Marion Robinson and John Prott and brother of Sharon.  Funeral took place from his home on Wednesday, November 12, to St Swithin's Church, Magherafelt for service followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Deeply regretted by his family.  

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PROTT - The Members deeply regret the tragic death of Ian, their esteemed member and dear friend, and tender their sincere sympathy to the entire family circle.





   
Sadie KANE

KANE (née Johnston) - Nobember 9, 2014 (peacefully) at the Robinson Memorial Hospital, Sarah (Sadie), wife of the late Robert (Robbie), 256 Hillhead Road, Castledawson, loving mother of Robert and the late Sandra, mother-in-law of Pam, dear granny of Barry, Gavin and Lesley, a dear great-grandmother and sister of Mary, Lily and the late Maggie, Annie and John.  Funeral service was held in Castledawson Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, November 11, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for the Palliative Care Fund, Robinson Memorial Hospital, cheques payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.   Lovingly remembered by the family circle.




   
Osborne DAWSON

DAWSON (née Bradley) - November 6, 2014, (peacefully) at her home, 262 Hillhead Terrace, Castledawson, Osborne, dearly loved wife of Tommy, loving mother of Thomas, Richard, Margaret, Stephen and Philip, also a dear mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and dear sister of Sam, Kenneth and Willis. Funeral took place from her home on Sunday, November 9, for service in  Christ Church, Castledawson, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Charities payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by all the family.




   
Ruby McKEE

McKEE - November 4, 2014 (peacefully) at Marina Care Home, Ruby, loved wife of the late Allan, 2 Meetinghouse Avenue, Maghera, dear mother of Wilbert, Molly, Carol, James, Anne, Alan and Robert and a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral took place from her home on Thursday, November 6, to Maghera Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Marina Care Home (Residents' Comfort Fund) payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.  'Safe in the arms of Jesus'




   
Sandra AVERILL

AVERILL (née Sloan) - November 3, 2014 at RVH, Belfast, Sandra, 26 Old Bleach Villas, Randalstown, loved mother of Stacey-Anne and Richard, dear sister of Isobel and wife of Mervyn.  Funeral took place from 37 Derramore Heights, Magherafelt on Wednesday, November 5, to Calvary Free Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.    Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered.